15 compelling images of Canmore in the 2013 flood
ABOVE: 15 compelling images of Canmore in the 2013 floods.
A year after the devastating floods in southern Alberta, here’s a “by the numbers” look at the impact on Canmore:
1,200 – The number of people evacuated.
44 – The number of homes damaged or destroyed along Cougar Creek.
$6 million – Estimated damage to homes along Cougar Creek.
$8 million – Estimated damage to homes along Stone Creek.
30 – The number of businesses damaged.
$4 million – Estimated impact on businesses.
272 – The number of claims filed under the Disaster Recovery Program.
7 – The number of days the Trans-Canada Highway was shut down.
14 – The number of days a boil water advisory was in effect.
5,000 – The number of calls to Canmore Emergency Operations Centre.
$16 million – Initial damage estimate to town infrastructure.
$30 million – Estimated total damage to the town.